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Women's Quad

Women's Quad is made up of three former residence halls that were renovated into one unique quad.  The "S" wing is suite-style living and home to the Women in Retailing community in one of the three buildings that make up the Women's Quad, one of the loveliest spots on campus.

At a Glance

  • Housing for female students
  • Suite-style rooms
  • Located next to the student union (map)
  • Recently renovated with updated rooms



See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Each four-person suite shares a bathroom and each two-person bedroom shares a sink.


  • Vinyl faux wood floors
  • Two lofted beds
  • Two three drawer dressers
  • Two desks w/chairs
  • Two filing cabinets/locking storage
  • Two wardrobes with whiteboard doors
  • Sink and mirror


  • Shower (no curtain provided)
  • Toilet


Wi-Fi: Yes
Cable Connection: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (2 per room)


Floors: 3
Keycard Access: Yes


Kitchens: First floor and basement
Laundry Room: Basement

Common Areas

Community Rooms: Yes
Entertainment Rooms: Yes
Residential Classrooms: 2 (smart classrooms)


Space Under Sink: 23" deep x 23" wide x 28" tall
Ceiling Height: 130"
Wall Type: Drywall
Microfridge Rental: Yes, click here for more information.


Bed: 38" deep x 85" wide x 60" tall
Width under bed: 80 1/2"
Highest Bed Height: 60"
Lowest Bed Height: 25.5"
Desk: 24" deep x 32" wide x 30" tall
Desk Chair: 23" deep x 20" wide x 35" tall
File Cabinet:  24" deep x 24" wide x 28.5" tall
Dresser: 24" deep x 29" wide x 30" tall
Wardrobe: 16" deep x 33" wide x 68" tall
Interior Wardrobe (right side-top): 12" wide x 12" tall
Interior Wardrobe (right side-bottom): 12" wide x 56" tall
Interior Wardrobe (left side-top): 12" wide x 34" tall
Interior Wardrobe (left side-bottom): 12" wide x 34" tall
Mirror over sink: 24" x 36"
Window: 25" wide x 57" tall

Loftable Bed: No, please reference the policy.
How to raise your bed

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

Carolina Women's Community

Female students interested in exploring womanhood through the lens of their academic careers, leadership development and social justice issues.

Women in Retailing

Female students who are pursuing a degree in retail and want to connect with other students who have similar interests.

Live-In Residence Life Coordinator
Live-In Assistant Residence Life Coordinator


Is this the place for you?

Housing applications for Spring will be available October 15, 2020. Returning student sign up begins early January 11, 2021 and new incoming student sign up begins February 15, 2021.



Some insurance providers will request the physical address of your student’s residence hall. The address for Sims is listed below.  Please remember that USPS, UPS and FedEx will not deliver to our residence halls. Packages and mail should be sent to your student’s USC PO Box.

1501 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29208




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